Category Archives for Seasons

27. March 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Night frost

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The spring weather is testing us. The sunny days with glorious blue skies are uplifting our spirits, but they are followed by cold, frosty nights. We seem to be experiencing more night frost in Berlin than we have had all … Continue reading

27. March 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

21. March 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Making compost

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Zur deutschen Version – I wish you a happy spring! As I write this, spring has officially started. A season of hope and new life. Noticeably longer days (only one more week before the clocks change!), and noticeably louder birds. … Continue reading

21. March 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

15. March 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

About cutting back and the reassuring pendulum of nature     

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Zum deutschen Text – Every time I walk out of the door my heart fills with delight. With each tour through the garden I discover something else that is just coming back to life. Many are like old friends, plants I have … Continue reading

15. March 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

08. March 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Dividing Snowdrops in the green

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Read the German text –  The calendar says spring has started this week, and the weather seems to have been listening. Even though the nights are still quite cold, with the thermometer sinking dangerously close to night frosts, the new … Continue reading

08. March 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

01. March 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Spring has arrived despite the arrival of Winter

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  – Zum deutschen Text –  You notice every change in weather: every ray of sunshine that presents itself, the patter of rain, the drumming of hail. Even when in summer the thermometer rises to over 40 degrees C. the … Continue reading

01. March 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

19. January 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Winterflowering Iris

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Zur deutschen Version – May I firstly wish you a happy New gardening Year. I hope 2020 will be a floriferous one! It seems odd to think it is the start of a new year, and yet the temperatures outside … Continue reading

19. January 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

21. December 2019 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Evergreens which flower during the dark, cold season

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 Zur deutschen Version My last article in this series (and for this year) is about the courageous evergreen plants that flower despite the short, dark days and low temperatures. The winterflowering Heathers I already mentioned in my article last week. … Continue reading

21. December 2019 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

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